This beautiful birch yule log cake with it’s sweet fondant birds would make the perfect centerpiece for Christmas and winter parties. We had so much fun making it!
Several years ago, we made a traditional yule log cake video tutorial, which you can find here on our site. It was a more traditional yule log, frosted in chocolate frosting decorated with pinecones and pine needles.
The yule log cake in this video has a more playful feel with the cute winter birds, and I love the contrast of the white birch frosting against the chocolate cake once sliced.
Make sure to scroll beneath the video for additional details, and enjoy the video!
Chocolate Cake Roll (Recipe linked above)
Coloring Gels: Americolor Super Black, Americolor Sky Blue, Lemon Yellow, Ivory
Piping Tips: Tip 4,
Food coloring Pen (eyes)- we used Americolor
Fondant or Gum Paste – We used Liz Marek’s fondant recipe with a bit of tylose kneaded into it.
Green Candy Melts and Red Sixlets for holly & berries.
Misc. -Crisco (vegetable shortening) for your hands if fondant becomes sticky, Spatula, Waxed Paper,